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July 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John G. McWhorter Simmons informs McWhorter that he will receive instructions from the Paymaster General soon.
June 19, 1799 Money Forwarded to Sundry Paymasters James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I received this morning your letter of the 17th instant. I have ordered two thousand dollars to be forwarded to the Paymaster of the 12th and an equal sum to the Paymaster of the 13th Regiment...There has been also delivered to the Paymaster of the Tenth Regiment one thousand five hundred and forty four dollars and fifty cents..."
April 30, 1796 Account of the Army Paymaster General William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses various aspects of Swan's accounts as Paymaster General of the Army.
February 11, 1796 Discussion of Paymaster's Standing Stephen Rochefontaine Nehemiah Freeman Letter, describes paymaster as an agent and staff officer of the commandant ; did not threaten to dismiss paymaster from the service.
April 23, 1800 Tardy Report from the 12th Regiment Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice It appears that no report has been made by the Deputy Paymaster of the 12th Regiment respecting the clothing on hand. Therefore, the Paymaster is guilty of great neglect and ought to be made responsible.
October 15, 1784 Letter to the Paymaster General Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General, from New Haven, Connecticut.
April 19, 1794 Error in Paymaster Turner's Account Edward D. Turner Joseph Howell Paymaster Turner discusses an error in his account for which he has not yet had time to identity the source.
October 17, 1797 Monies advanced to paymaster Presley Nevill paymaster general to militia William Simmons Paul McDermott Monies advanced to paymaster Presley Nevill paymaster general to militia called out to suppress an insurrection in Western Counties of Pennsylvania in 1794. Mr Paul McDermott, late paymaster to Virginia Militia Cavalry stands charged with sums of money paid, as no vouchers have been transmitted. Requests immediate attention in consequence of Resolution of Congress on 3 March directing Simmons to...
April 17, 1795 Considerable Sum Unaccounted For by William Weeks William Simmons James Blanchard A considerable sum of money is still charged to former Paymaster William Weeks which appears to be unaccounted for by him. It is said that Weeks' accounts were delivered to Assistant Paymaster William Bedlow and forwarded by him to the Paymaster General's office. So far these accounts have not been found but if they are located, they will be examined and the amount credited to Mr. Weeks.
November 14, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Presley Thornton Simmons informs Thornton that his regimental paymaster will be the agent through which all pay is received.
October 25, 1799 Communication with the Paymaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Forwarded letter to the Paymaster General according to request. Expresses hope to regularly pay troops, but there are challenges with the Treasury Department.
September 16, 1799 Instructions for the Paymaster General, Inspector General, and Comptroller James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to express instructions for the Treasury and the paymaster general, including money advances and payment forms. Writes of efforts of Inspector General to muster the troops and the Comptroller to work with the paymaster general.
May 12, 1800 Enclosed letter to Deputy Paymaster Caleb Swan William Simmons Caleb Swan, Army Paymaster General, encloses a copy of Major General Alexander Hamilton's letter to Captain Benjamin Williamson, Deputy Paymaster General of New York, in respect to regimental paymasters or agents.
January 12, 1798 Cause of the Paymaster General James McHenry James Wilkinson Mentions a detachment and the public's desire for education. Mentions the cause of the Paymaster General and business in Philadelphia. Refers to complaints about the farm.
October 10, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lieutenant Calvin Morgan Simmons informs Morgan that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
August 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards the letter of Lt. James Sterrett to the Paymaster General for action.
October 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lieutenant Calvin Morgan Simmons informs Morgan that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
January 10, 1784 Letter to the Paymaster General Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Letter to the Paymaster General at West Point.
March 8, 1799 Outlines Process of Payment through Paymaster General and Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to conversation about payment for the troops and subsequent bill. Speaks of process with paymaster general and quartermaster general.
June 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ninian Pinckney Simmons informs Pinckney that his claim will be addressed by the Paymaster General as soon as Mr. Swan arrives in Philadelphia.
August 7, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons transfers the delinquent accounts of Capt. Isaac Guion to the Paymaster General for action.
July 31, 1800 Returned Account William Simmons Daniel Jackson Accounts returned to Jackson due to a newly issued general order in which the Paymaster General of each particular Regiment handle all claims against the United States.
October 15, 1799 Appointment of Lieutenant House as paymaster James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Informs General Hamilton that he has no objection to the appointment of Lieutenant House as paymaster of the first regiment.
December 13, 1797 My account with the United States as well as I could ascertain it. Charles Watrous William Simmons Watrous has enclosed his account in the best way that he could formulate it. He has not yet received a certficate from the paymaster to tell him when he was paid nor does he know the price of rations at different times nor the form of a subsistence account.
May 17, 1786 Settlement of a Paymaster's Account John Pierce Edward Roche Pierce explains the documentation he needs to settle Roche's account as paymaster to a regiment during the Revolutionary War